It is no secret that social media platforms are changing the way we communicate, the way we inform ourselves, and the way we do business.  In fact, the growth of these platforms has been nothing short of phenomenal.

However, social media has also created new challenges for employers.  To assist you with these new challenges, we draw your attention to two recent cases.
Continue Reading “Unfriend Me”: Social Media, Discipline and Discharge

A team of Baker & McKenzie lawyers successfully argued for the summary dismissal of a human rights application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The applicant in this case alleged discrimination on the basis of disability under s. 11 of the Ontario Human Rights Code (“Code”).
Continue Reading Successful Dismissal of a Human Rights Application in the Academic Context by Baker & McKenzie